town of Davos is very long and narrow. It is composed
of two parts : Davos-Dorf and Davos-Platz. Each
part has its own funicular : the Parsenn Bahn
at Davos-Dorf and the Schatzalp Bahn at Davos-Platz.
Schatzalp Bahn funicular is owned by the Berghotel
and Restaurant Schatzalp resort. The funicular
links the main street of Davos-Platz to the Schatzalp
resort which is located in the forest, 300 meters
above the town.
Schatzalp resort is composed of the famous Schatzalp
hotel, a restaurant, the Strela gondola ropeway,
the Schatzalp funicular, the Alpinum alpine garden
and the Sommerschlittelbahn which is a summer
Sommerschlittelbahn is an artificial sinuous slope
circuit which is rushed down by small on wheels
sleds ; some kind of roller coaster. The sleds
are hoisted to the top of the circuit, the sleds
are gripped on a moving cable. This is a real
funicular system !